During a commemoration for Japanese soldiers fighting in the US Army during World War II, Mr. Miyagi meets the widow of his commanding officer. He gets to know her granddaughter Julie, an angry teenager who is still feeling the pain of losing both her parents in an accident and is having problems with her grandmother and her fellow pupils. Mr. Miyagi decides to teach her karate to get her through her pain and issues and back on the right path. Written by
Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
It's ancient wisdom against teenage spunk. 1,000 years of karate tradition is about to get a kick in the pants.
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Did You Know?
The Karate Kid
(1984) made $90.8 million, The Karate Kid, Part II
(1986) grossed $115.1 million and The Karate Kid, Part III
(1989) earned a disappointing $38.9 million. Nevertheless the studio was keen to continue the franchise, though its $8.9 million take effectively killed the prospects of any further films. After a sufficient lapse of years, the 2010 remake took $171.8 million at the box office. See more
During Julie's fight with Ned that she doesn't actually touch him when he goes down. See more
[Julie's babysitting three VERY active boys
What are you doing here?
Sergeant Kesuke Miyagi
Miyagi figure children no have enough toys, so bring more. Nerf balls, flying discs, all kinds good stuff. You just have fun.
Have fun? Miyagi, they don't need any more toys, they need three child-sized straight jackets!
Referenced in 30 Rock: Grandmentor
I Think I'm In Trouble
Written by Kevin Calhoun, Matt Noble & Shelly Peiken
Performed by Exposé
Courtesy of Artista Records, Inc. See more